interstellar space


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interstellar space

[¦in·tər¦stel·ər ′spās]
(astronomy)
The space between the stars.
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Interstellar space refers to the large distances between the spheres of influence of stars.
This detection may finally provide the "smoking gun" that PAHs are indeed spread throughout interstellar space and account for the mysterious infrared light astronomers had been observing.
Oumuamua followed a trajectory which had it slingshot around our sun due to the star's gravity, before being flung back into interstellar space at an angle.
Not many people get to communicate with anyone--or anything--from interstellar space either.
IBEX uses energetic neutral atom imaging to examine how our heliosphere, the magnetic bubble in which our sun and planets reside, interacts with interstellar space.
Washington, July 24 ( ANI ): Researchers have recently raised questions regarding Voyager 1 not reaching in the interstellar space, after it was announced in 2012 that the spacecraft has traveled further from Earth than any other manmade object.
NASA Voyager 1 probe to provide data on interstellar space .
It is cruising through interstellar space, becoming the first spacecraft ever to leave the solar system.
NASA said Thursday it has confirmed, this time for certain, that the Voyager 1 probe has become the first human-made object to leave the solar system and enter interstellar space, the vast, frigid gap between the stars.
NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft officially is the first human-made object to venture into interstellar space.
space agency scientists now agree that Voyager is officially outside the protective bubble known as the heliosphere that extends at least 13 billion kilometers beyond all the planets in our solar system, and has entered a cold, dark region known as interstellar space.
5billion miles from the Sun, cruising through interstellar space - the vast, cold emptiness between the stars.